More Home Décor Tips: A Video Tutorial for DIY Wall Art

How to make cheap wall art

An overlay over scrapbook papers adds depth and texture.

Whoa, we had an overwhelming response to our DIY Wall Art feature last Friday. Seems everyone is looking for cheap and easy ways to refurbish their homes, and wall art made with scrapbook paper and foam is just that. (It’s one reason we call our home décor program Great Décor in a Flash – Without a Lot of Cash.)

DIY wall art

Three sheets of scrapbook paper + one sheet of STYROFOAM = wall art for less than $20!

In hindsight, to make the wall art even easier, I should have included our video tutorial, Scrapbook Home Décor. But, better late than never! In the video, the charming and talented Candie Cooper shows how to cut foam sheets to size, apply the adhesive (we recommend Yes! Paste for this project), cover the edges, and then how to hang it. (How great is this – you can hang this wall art WITHOUT putting holes in your walls!)

Tutorial for making paper wall art

On the set while taping Scrapbook Home Decor.

Candie shows a variety of styles, from kid’s room wall art made with Monsterville papers from SEI to holiday artwork made with Wintersong holiday papers, also by SEI.

Video for making wall art

The layered look.

Another idea Candie includes is to layer on a die-cut sheet for a little more depth, like the one shown in our living room photo at the top of the page. And as a bonus, you can use leftover papers to make a coordinating deco cube or pedestal. There’s a lot packed in this six-minute tutorial, so without further ado, here’s Candie:

What are you crafting this weekend? Will you make wall art? If you do, please share your photos on our Facebook page. And speaking of Facebook, be sure to check out our giveaway this week – for every friend you refer to our Facebook page, you win a chance in our giveaway.

Happy crafting!


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3 Responses to More Home Décor Tips: A Video Tutorial for DIY Wall Art

  1. liel says:

    i’m learning and cant wait to create one!

  2. Rusty says:

    Wow…..I have many blank walls! THis looks like a great way to some quick easy original artwork! Cool and thanks for sharing!!!

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